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Russian trade with Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Singapore in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $435,831,804, down 33.46% ($219,207,295) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $309,243,542, down 40.37% ($209,360,726) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $126,588,262, down 7.22% ($9,846,569) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $182,655,280, a 52.21% decrease ($199,514,157) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Singapore was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 38th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4004% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4805% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Singapore was Russia’s 38th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 35th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4654% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5665% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Singapore was Russia’s 52nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 49th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2986% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3046% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 95.84% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (91.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.15% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (3.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.02% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (3.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $2,288,952;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $930,622.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $181,079,238;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $19,772,500;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $10,633,290;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,859,130.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 893 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41,710 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 15,499 0.01 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 28,345-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,197 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,349 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,934 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 47,388 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 45,563 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,232 0.01 37,020-31.84
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 18,750 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 200,256 0.06 141,430,300.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,288,952 0.74 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 293,884,560 95.03 474,963,798-38.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 80,567 0.03 5,1041,478.51
29 Organic chemicals 1,378 0.00 2,520-45.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 188,263 0.06 75,038150.89
31 Fertilizers 21,700 0.01 1,880,830-98.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 447,916 0.14 681,210-34.25
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 141,618 0.05 26,905426.36
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 657,954 0.21 581,134,303.45
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 500-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 38,783 0.01 21,51680.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 366,871 0.12 271,70535.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 62,291 0.02 57,5088.32
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2 0.00 28-92.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 277,440 0.09 477,179-41.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 955,507 0.31 592,09461.38
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,348 0.00 40,615-62.21
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 25-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 10-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7,858 0.00 1171,336.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,383 0.00 4473,341.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,643 0.00 2,25417.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,814 0.00 3,10487.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 18 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 39,215 0.01 2,9161,244.82
69 Ceramic products 2,452 0.00 11,267-78.24
70 Glass and glassware 128 0.00 325-60.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 75,000 0.02 19,847,500-99.62
72 Iron and steel 834,125 0.27 1,364,803-38.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 165,273 0.05 68,358141.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,246-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 15,823-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,365,588 0.44 1,335,1942.28
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,803,233 1.23 14 436,523-73.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 80,293 0.03 93,092-13.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 400,193 0.13 176,362126.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 719 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 534,307 0.17 253,152111.06
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 618,648 0.20 1,177,092-47.44
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 134,240-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,414,283 0.46 483,661192.41
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,158 0.00 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 6,690 0.00 2,142212.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20,880 0.01 32,734-36.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,720 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.81% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (73.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.17% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (16.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.90% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.95% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.90% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $29,702,307;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,836,934;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $458,402;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $436,651;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $411,463.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $30,752,981;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,769,922;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,535,002;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,960,777.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 723 0.00 827-12.58
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 43,491 0.03 67,957-36.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 315 0.00 840-62.50
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 19,942 0.02 26,794-25.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 27,162-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 30,618 0.02 118,661-74.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 704 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 15,010 0.01 1,882697.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15,699 0.01 5,931164.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,113,208 1.67 4,073,985-48.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 24,057 0.02 52,834-54.47
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 21,624-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 118,580 0.09 306,657-61.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,945 0.02 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 673 0.00 2,920-76.95
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,466,131 1.95 2,369,3604.08
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,936 0.01 11,06444.03
29 Organic chemicals 9,375 0.01 90,145-89.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,518,075 3.57 9,053,077-50.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,614,724 2.86 3,203,26112.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 39,723 0.03 59,886-33.67
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 205,942 0.16 190,9327.86
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 38,864 0.03 31,75922.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,586,707 1.25 1,465,6398.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,538,306 5.95 7,191,1844.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 373,976 0.30 530,342-29.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 491 0.00 18,321-97.32
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 31 0.00 653-95.25
45 Cork and articles of cork 13 0.00 1,163-98.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,827 0.01 8,58814.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 39,279 0.03 219,747-82.13
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 80,521-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 806 0.00 203,930.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 58,417 0.05 35,13766.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 183 0.00 4,483-95.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,000 0.01 5312,159.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 187-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,805 0.00 16,996-77.61
69 Ceramic products 7,198 0.01 5812,310.34
70 Glass and glassware 65,786 0.05 6,673885.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,287 0.00 15,997-79.45
72 Iron and steel 776 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,911,791 4.67 5,475,1407.98
74 Copper and articles thereof 44,304 0.03 37,18019.16
75 Nickel and articles thereof 35,888 0.03 64,797-44.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 39,405 0.03 331,700-88.12
78 Lead and articles thereof 8,883 0.01 12,464-28.73
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,739 0.00 2,564-32.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,496,668 1.97 659,734278.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 192,104 0.15 272,687-29.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,627,035 21.82 32,396,957-14.72
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 21,733,586 17.17 52,486,567-58.59
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 47,556 0.04 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 93,465 0.07 89,8284.05
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 33,500,000 26.46 3,797,693782.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,696,896 9.24 11,238,4944.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 140,818 0.11 14,266887.09
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0 0.00 239,836-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,501 0.00 1,226348.69
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia